'''Johann Sebastian Bach''' (28 July 1750) was a German composer and musician of the Baroque music|Baroque period
. He enriched established German styles through his skill in counterpoint
and Motif (music)|motivic
organisation, and the adaptation of rhythms, forms, and textures from abroad, particularly from Italy and France. List of compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach|Bach's compositions
include the ''Brandenburg Concertos
'', the ''Goldberg Variations
'', the Mass in B minor
, two Passions (Bach)|Passions
, and over three hundred List of Bach cantatas|cantatas
of which around two hundred survive.
[Wolff (1997), p. 5]
His music is...